Milestones of togetherness

"Marriage is something that you always have to work at in order to maintain a good relationship." - Irene Brown

Married 70 years ago on Oct. 23, 1923, in Colonia Chuichupa, Mexico, one of the Mormon colonies in Chihuahua, Mexico. They were later sealed in the Arizona Temple. They moved to Provo, Utah, where they both worked for BYU for many years. Members of the Orem 4th Ward. He worked with the youth in the Aaronic Priesthood, and she served in the Primary and as chorister in the Sunday School. Parents of six children, they have 26 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Editor's note: The Church News will honor couples married 70 years, or on successive years those who have not been honored previously, and those who have been married 75 or more years. Information and a clear photo must be sent at least three weeks before the couple's anniversary to Church News, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, Utah 84110.

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